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December 1943

News and Comment

Arch NeurPsych. 1943;50(6):710. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1943.02290240094010

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Abstract

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, McGILL UNIVERSITY  McGill University announces the creation of a department of psychiatry and, in association with the Royal Victoria Hospital, the establishment of an institute for research and teaching. Through the generosity of Sir Montagu and Lady Allan, a building and an extensive site have been provided.The institute will contain fifty beds for patients suffering from early and acute psychiatric conditions. Facilities for intensive treatment are being set up. The development of research and treatment will be major objectives, and, with this in view, large and well equipped laboratories are to be provided.The project is being supported both by the Rockefeller Foundation and the government of the Province of Quebec. Dr. D. Ewen Cameron has been appointed to the chair of psychiatry and will also be the director of the institute.

PENNSYLVANIA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY  The fifth annual dinner meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society was

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